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Synergy can be a game changer in Frankfort for Kentucky kids

By Terry Brooks Oxpeckers and zebras. Oxpeckers are small African birds which count on zebras as their key nutritional sources, eating the ticks that cluster on zebras. And zebras? Well, they depend on oxpeckers as pest control agents. The oxpeckers also make a hissing sound whenever they sense a threat, acting as the zebras’ early


Kentucky Office of Rural Health announces elder wellness award recipients

Six Kentucky organizations — two hospitals, two health departments, a senior center and a nonprofit — have been awarded Elder Wellness and Enrichment Initiative Grants from the Kentucky Office of Rural Health (KORH). The grants are designed to support nonprofit rural healthcare organizations and community-based organizations as they create or enhance services for older adults

TEG Architects announces new firm ownership and other news

TEG Architects, an architecture, visualization and interior design firm headquartered in Jeffersonville, Ind., announced the new ownership and management structure of the firm, effective July 1, 2019. Thresa Estopinal, Kevin Russell, Ernie Dreher, John Sprouls, and Jared Burt will now serve as managing partners. The new – yet familiar – leadership team will ensure the


Meet Valerie Briones-Pryor, MD, with UofL Health

FAST FACTS Valerie Faye Briones-Pryor, MD, MHA, FACP, SFHM is Medical Director, Hospital Medicine Service Line at UofL Health/University Louisville Physicians. Hometown: Louisville, Kentucky Family: Husband: Matthew Pryor; Son: Brandon Pryor (7yo); Parents: Drs. Voltaire and Fe Briones; Siblings: Norman Briones (deceased), Justin Briones Hobbies: Running, working out and singing in the choir at church.


Paying for insurance premiums using charity dollars should not be a problem

By Gwen Cooper Food insecurity is an issue affecting many Americans. And never has it been more relevant than during the time of COVID. What would happen if the federal government issued regulations to charities and churches and they couldn’t help you and your family in obtaining the food you need or subsidizing the cost